First Aluminium Yacht for Vulkan Shipyard

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

At the beginning of January, Sener signed a contract to develop the detail engineering for outfitting of the first large aluminium yacht built in the new Vulkan Shipyard, which is focused on large aluminium or steel luxury yachts. The scope of the project includes the development of the detail engineering of the machinery and outfitting, using its own Foran CAD/CAM System.

VK-1 is the name of the first new building in the shipyard, the ultimate in large aluminium luxury yachts with a total length of 137.8 ft, 28.5 ft beam, and propelled by two MTU 16V2000 engines each with 2400 hp The yacht, designed to perform transoceanic navigation, is certified by Germanisched Lloyds (+100A5 +MC) and complies with the MCA requirements and also with all the demanding requirements for this kind of yacht. Some other important characteristics of the yacht are three decks, 10 luxury cabins and a series of exclusive qualities including a jacuzzi and a jet ski dock.

Before that, Sener took part in the conversion of the aluminium yacht Pemidajo III, with a final length of 78.5 ft, also built in Vulkan Shipyard. In this project, Sener performed all the naval architecture calculations, basic design and all the studies necessary for the Classification Society approval in accordance with the 94/25/CE-Module G. The detail engineering for the new block added to the yacht was also developed by Sener.

For this project, Sener used Foran, its own integrated CAD/CAM System for the design, production and engineering of ships, which has been licensed to more than 150 shipyards and ship design offices in 30 countries.

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